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Waso (Burmese: ဝါဆို; formerly Nweta or နွယ်တာ[1]) is the fourth month of the traditional Burmese calendar.[2]

Festivals and observances[edit]

  • Dhammacakka Day (ဓမ္မစကြာအခါတော်နေ့) - full moon of Waso
  • Beginning of the Buddhist Lent (ဝါတွင်း)

Waso symbols[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Myanmar–English Dictionary. Myanmar Language Commission. 1993. ISBN 1-881265-47-1. 
  2. ^ Chatterjee, G.K. (2 July 1997). "Indian Journal of History of Science" (PDF). Traditional Calendar of Myanmar (Burma). 33 (2): 149. 
  3. ^ Wut Yee Swe; Win Htein Kyaw; Wai Win; Tin Tin Aye; Win Myint; Aung Myat Kyaw; Tin Nyunt (2007). "Utilization of Seasonal Flowers in Common Health Problems" (PDF). 15th Myanmar Military Medical Conference. Ministry of Health. Retrieved 6 July 2015.